Gentlemen, a call to arms!

Matt S Trout dbix-class at
Tue Oct 17 09:09:01 BST 2006

Aaron Trevena wrote:
> On 16/10/06, Matt S Trout <dbix-class at> wrote:
>> Simon Cozens wrote:
>> > Dave Hodgkinson:
>> >> You might also find that Cat itself, the documentation and the sample
>> >> applets
>> >> have all moved along in the intervening hours^Wweeks.
>> >
>> > The good side of that is that you can try something today and if it 
>> doesn't
>> > work, try it again next week and it probably will. :)
>> As opposed to Maypole, where you can try something today and if it *does*
>> work, try it again on the next point release and it probably won't.
> I don't believe that to be the case, only having 1 backward
> compatibility problem report for a 3rd party extension in a big step
> release like 2.11 makes me pretty happy, particularly when compared to
> the ammount of stuff that broke under more adventurous maintainers who
> forked the project or left in a strop after people complained about
> them changing and breaking so much.

Yeah, we know a song about that too ...

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